RRobinson expressed a familiarity with the brand of French heavy building plant 'Manitou'. Our Jean-Paul was very proud of his Manitou, which he brought along when he re-aligned our lintels and smartened up our chimney. He was very keen we should pose in the shovel of it at some height from the ground, so here am I,
and here's Tom - blimey, he still wears that shirt:
Those days were also pre-Molly, and later pages show her puppy years, which also makes me feel a bit wobbly inside. But it's been good, and worth everything. I'd be a coward to say otherwise.
Molly, in her first year.